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So I say, if you cannot learn to love real art; at least learn to hate sham art and reject it. It is not because the wretched thin ...
If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or b ...
Simplicity of life, even the barest, is not a misery, but the very foundation of refinement; a sanded floor and whitewashed walls ...
Iconic clothing has been secularized.... A guardsman in a dress uniform is ostensibly an icon of aggression; his coat is red as th ...
Self-expression is not enough; experiment is not enough; the recording of special moments or cases is not enough. All of the arts ...
Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.
As the distinctions among the arts are distinctions among the sensorial directions of aesthetic expression (sight, speech, hearing ...
In spite of their obvious differences, folk art and popular art have much in common; they are easy to understand, they are romanti ...
... anybody is as their land and air is. Anybody is as the sky is low or high, the air heavy or clear and anybody is as there is w ...
... the creator of the new composition in the arts is an outlaw until he is a classic.
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